I am looing for imput as to a good boat for the bahamas 27-30''. I have a magregor 25 now and I cannot sail well with the iron swing keel up and need 6'' to drop it down... If all the bahamas are shallow then I don''t want this same pronlem in my next boat as I could only sail well across the gulf streem to get there..
Does anyone have experience of what is better for the bahamas or the keys? A shoal draft fixed or an movable keel? what drafts would work and what boats in this size fit the bill?
I need to spend under $17,000 total